KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Associated Wholesale Grocers said it plans to add about 35% to its specialty foods assortment this year, building on the growth of its 2-year-old specialty program. Associated is on track to sell $50 million to $75 million in specialty foods this year, more than double what it sold in 2004, said Jerry Garland, executive vice president. The nation's third-biggest wholesaler got into the specialty foods business in 2003 after buying several of bankrupt Fleming's ...
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